First waste gas to ethanol plant opened in China

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Carbon recycling firm LanzaTech and its joint venture partner, China's Shougang Group, announced last week the successful start-up of the world's first commercial facility converting industrial emissions to sustainable ethanol. The plant, located at the Jingtang Steel Mill in China's Hebei province, deploys LanzaTech's technology which relies on anaerobic bacteria to ferment waste emissions of the steel mill and produce fuel ethanol. The new facility can produce up to 46,000 tons of ethanol per year.

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